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Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day

Statement by the Prime Minister on Vimy Ridge Day
Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Vimy Ridge Day: “Today, we mark a milestone in our country’s history, and remember the thousands of Canadians who gave their lives at Vimy Ridge. “The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a momentous victory and a turning point for Canada, when the four divisions of the Canadian... Read More

A&W CANADA AND THE MS SOCIETY OF CANADA RAISE $1.9 MILLION FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A&W CANADA AND THE MS SOCIETY OF CANADA RAISE $1.9 MILLION FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
VANCOUVER – A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. announces today that its 10th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign, in partnership with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, raised more than $1.9 million, the largest amount ever in the campaign’s history. A&W celebrated Burgers to Beat MS Day on Thursday, August 16 at all of its restaurants across Canada—more than 930 locations—by donating $2 from every Teen Burger® sold to the MS Society of Canada. The 10th annual Burgers... Read More

Minister of Veterans Affairs marks 75th anniversary of Operation Husky and the beginning of the Italian Campaign

Minister of Veterans Affairs marks 75th anniversary of Operation Husky and the beginning of the Italian Campaign
OTTAWA – The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement today on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Operation Husky and the beginning of the Italian Campaign: “Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied assault on Sicily—codenamed Operation Husky—which began on July 10, 1943. “Canadian troops bravely waded ashore shortly after dawn and began their fight... Read More

Fisheries and Oceans Canada consults with Canadians on Ticketing for Minor Fisheries Violations

Fisheries and Oceans Canada consults with Canadians on Ticketing for Minor Fisheries Violations
OTTAWA – Fisheries are an important natural resource and the Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that resource remains healthy and sustainable for the benefit of all Canadians. As part of its enforcement approach, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is currently seeking the public’s opinion on its plans to expand the use of tickets for minor fishing violations. Many minor fishing violations,... Read More

FEDERAL INMATE WANTED: Tyler Barberstock

FEDERAL INMATE WANTED: Tyler Barberstock
TORONTO – The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as result of their Breach of Parole. Tyler Barberstock is described as an Aboriginal male, 28 years of age, 6’ (183 cm), 190 lbs (86kg). He has a tattoo on the right side of his... Read More